Re: Perception that Unicode is 16-bit (was: Re: Surrogate space in Unicode)

Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 08:49:07 EST

On 02/19/2001 08:05:49 PM David Starner wrote:

>With the Unicode-related functions in Prague growing out of size, I moved
>into a new library called 'Babylon'. It will provide all the functionality
>defined in the Unicode standard (it is not Unicode but ISO 10646 compliant
>it uses 32bit wide characters internally) and is written in C++.

Eh? Unicode has no aversion to either a 32-bit encoding form (UTF-32 - see
UTR#19 or PDUTR#27) or with C++.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
Tel: +1 972 708 7485
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